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NAFTA negotiations officially get underway

Start of negotiations to focus on setting stage and checking off some non-sensitive issues.

Negotiations for modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) among Mexico, Canada and the U.S. begin Wednesday in Washington, D.C. For agriculture, the message is to “do no harm” to the industry as negotiators begin to set parameters and test the waters for discussions that many hope can conclude within several months.

John Melle, assistant U.S. trade representative, will serve as the chief negotiator, according to reports, alongside U.S. Trade Representati

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